Accelerators

Cox Enterprises Social Impact Accelerator Powered by Techstars

This program leverages innovative startups to drive community impact, focusing on for-profit companies addressing social justice and systemic racism issues. In 2022 this program hopes to run in-person, dependent on COVID-19 conditions.

Atlanta, Georgia

2022 T1

In Person Program
This program hopes to run in-person, dependent on COVID-19 conditions.

Jul 19th, 2021

Applications Open

Oct 6th, 2021

Final Deadline

Jan 24th, 2022

Accelerator Starts

Apr 21st, 2022

Demo Day

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"We are looking for founders driven by their passion to do good for both people and the planet."

Barry Givens, Managing Director
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The Team

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Barry Givens
Managing Director
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Brittany Fitzpatrick
Program Manager

Companies

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Partners

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"Being a Techstars mentor is a mutually rewarding experience that often lasts beyond the time in the accelerator."
Tim Howe
Senior Director, Strategy & Corporate Development at Cox Enterprises and a Techstars mentor
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"Techstars is an all-around great platform for innovation, learning, and relationships."
Josh McClung
Director, Cleantech Strategy & Investments at Cox Enterprises and a Techstars mentor
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Maury Wolfe
Senior Director, Corporate Responsibility & Public Affairs at Cox Enterprises and a Techstars mentor

Mentors

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"I believe it is a duty to pay it forward, given how much I have benefited from mentors in my own life."
Andrew McConnell
Founder and CEO of Rented.com and a mentor for Cox Enterprises Social Impact Accelerator Powered by Techstars